Hear celebrated farmer-activist-writer Wendell Berry recite some of his poems, including that one that always soothes me, “The Peace of Wild Things.” And in the same tradition, my friend Stephanie Jordan will read from her poetry collection, Waiting for Rain: Stories of Love, Loss and Agriculture, in Norman on Sunday. And it might even be raining.
Looks like I’m going to take a road trip sometime this spring or summer to visit Key Ingredients: America by Food, a traveling food history exhibit making its way through rural America. Here’s the Oklahoma schedule. I’m pretty jazzed since I’ve been wanting to see more of Oklahoma, and I’ll get to geek out on our country’s culinary evolution while doing so.